Teaser for Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview released: 'My biggest concern was history repeating itself'

'It's been unbelievably tough, but at least we had each other,' says Prince Harry

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The first two teasers have been released for Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A Primetime Special, the couple's "tell all" interview with media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

The duo of trailers are short, running at 30 seconds each, and Winfrey does much of the speaking in them. In fact, Meghan Markle, 39, doesn't say a word in either clip. Prince Harry, 36, however, does.

Presumably in a reference to his mother, Princess Diana, who died in a car accident following a chase with paparazzi in 1997, Harry says: "My biggest concern was history repeating itself."

In the second, he says of his mother: "For me, I am just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side, because I can't begin to imagine what it must have been like for her, going through this process by herself all those years ago.

"It's been unbelievably tough for the two of us, but at least we had each other."

An image of the late royal with a young Prince Harry is shown in the short trailer.

The tension is amped up throughout by Winfrey, who at one stage asks Meghan: "Were you silent, or were you silenced?"

And the promise of a "tell all" conversation is hammered home by the chat show host, who adds: "I just want to make it clear to everybody, there is no subject that is off limits."

For sections of the interview, the pregnant Duchess of Sussex is alone with Winfrey and is joined by her husband later in the chat. Throughout, they are sat outdoors in a California garden, a departure from their in-room Zoom set-up we've grown accustomed to seeing in recent months.

The 90-minute special with the couple is set to air on Sunday, at 8pm EST (Monday at 5am GST).

A matter of hours before, Queen Elizabeth II is scheduled to make a British television appearance to give her Commonwealth Day address. In 2021, the annual celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations falls on Monday, March 8.

Baby joy for Harry and Meghan 

On Valentine's Day, the couple announced they are expecting a second child, a sibling to their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, 1.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the news via an official representative, who said: "We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child."

Archie will turn 2 in May this year and the new addition to the family will be eighth in line to the British throne.

Accompanying the announcement was a black-and-white photo shot by Misan Harriman, who is a friend of the couple's.

The image shows the couple sat outside with Harry's hand placed under Meghan's head as she lies on his lap with her hand resting on her bump. They are in the garden of their Montecito home.